The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 29 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.63% 1.08% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.13% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £65,000 £76,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.03% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
Information Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 177 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 73.58% 95.68% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 104 142 202
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £78,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) Security Management
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
7 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
7 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Taxonomies
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 3 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) Malware Analysis

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Mart
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ERwin
1 3 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Consultant
1 12 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) JMS
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) WS-I
1 3 (18.75%) XBRL
1 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 3 (18.75%) Taxonomies
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Security Management
2 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Information Governance
5 3 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) RUP
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nexpose
1 1 (6.25%) Proventia
1 1 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Informatica
2 3 (18.75%) Talend
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.25%) ScanSafe